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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 7:28:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 19:28:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' North, Longitude: 111° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.76 meters/second, 1532.7 km/hour, 952.4 miles/hour or 827.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.87 miWest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 miNorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.8"951.97 miWest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 miNorth951.97 mi
24 hours0° 03' 16.4"3.46 miEast0° 00' 28.1"0.54 miNorth3.51 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 19:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 43' North, Longitude: 158° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.08 meters/second, 1613.1 km/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.70 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miNorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 45.7"1002.25 miWest0° 11' 12.1"12.83 miNorth1002.29 mi
24 hours12° 00' 42.0"830.49 miEast4° 21' 16.0"299.20 miNorth881.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
La Paz *Thu 1:28 PM158 km98 miles85 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cabo San Lucas *Thu 1:28 PM187 km116 miles101 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mazatlan *Thu 1:28 PM535 km332 miles289 nmEast E
HermosilloThu 12:28 PM631 km392 miles341 nmNorth N
Puerto Vallarta *Thu 2:28 PM731 km454 miles395 nmEast-southeast ESE
Chihuahua *Thu 1:28 PM803 km499 miles434 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Thu 2:28 PM909 km565 miles491 nmEast-southeast ESE
Aguascalientes *Thu 2:28 PM976 km606 miles527 nmEast E
TucsonThu 12:28 PM977 km607 miles528 nmNorth N
Ciudad Juárez *Thu 1:28 PM1052 km654 miles568 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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